Kaman Corporation

  • Parts Inspector I

    Location : Location US-CT-Middletown
    Requisition ID
    Kaman Aerospace
    Shift 1
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    3 weeks ago(7/1/2019 11:34 AM)
  • Overview



    The Parts Inspector works under general direction of the Quality Supervisor with minimum supervision. Perform dimensional and visual inspection of complex in-process and completed machines, cast, molded and fabricated parts.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Frequently work to tolerances of .0001 or more, using complex inspection equipment and other such items as tool maker's microscope, coordinate measuring machine, rotary table, sine plate, micro-hardness tester and red liner gear checker, curve tracers, oscilloscopes, etc.
    • Interpret and inspect to engineering drawings, specifications and other approved work documents for such characteristics as functional testing as dimensional configuration, hardness, surface roughness, visual appearance and completion of required operations; records inspection results and completes required paperwork.
    • Record inspection results and complete required documentation.
    • May occasionally be required to inspect templates, jigs, fixtures and gauges.
    • Report discrepancies or conditions that would result in defective products.
    • Coordinate with product and quality assurance engineers to communicate and explain non-conforming conditions and obtain necessary corrective action; may work with customer inspector during concurrent inspections.
    • May be required to plot measurements on control charts and histograms.
    • Interpret and use company/customer specified sampling plans.
    • Assist in formulating and reporting recommendations for correction of process to eliminate or reduce percentage of defects.
    • Instruct and guide lower level inspection personnel as required.
    • Maintains certification documents control. 
    • Provide input to improve the material/fabrication incoming-to-line process.
    • May be required to participate in improvement activities.


    Education and Experience:

    • Requires use of shop mathematics, together with the use of drawings, specifications, charts, tables, a variety of complex precision measuring instruments and/or the use of some training generally applicable in a particular or specialized field.
    • Equivalent to 1 to 3 years of practical trades training. Over 3 years up to and including 5 years.




    All positions at Kaman Aerospace Group require access to information or technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and other US government security regulations. These laws do not permit access rights to non-US citizens or to other unauthorized individuals. Therefore, presently, all applicants must be US Citizens or US Permanent Residents ("green card holders") and/or otherwise comply with ITAR requirements for access rights to be considered for a position.


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